Album: Risk (1999)
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  • I'm running in quicksand
    Something's haunting me
    The guilty past I've buried
    My mind won't let me sleep

    I'll do anything for peace, I keep waking up
    A solemn oath I make
    Cross my heart please let me sleep I keep waking up
    How much more do I take

    My head is talking to me
    I don't know what it needs
    But the loudest voice
    Is the one I heed

    Insomnia, my swollen bloodshot eyes
    Insomnia, awake till morning light
    Insomnia, stirring deep inside
    Insomnia, somebody turn out the lights
    I, I, I can't sleep
    I, I, I insomnia

    I'm twisting and turning, I keep waking up
    The madness I must tame
    My candle is burning, I keep waking up
    Both ends again today

    The whole house is creaking
    I know they're out there
    The things kept from sight
    I beg to the shadows
    I can't sleep

    Insomnia, footsteps on the walk
    Insomnia, I hear someone knock
    Insomnia, I wish it was a dream
    Insomnia, can you hear me scream

    I can't sleep
    Insomnia, my swollen bloodshot eyes
    Insomnia, awake till morning light
    Insomnia, stirring deep inside
    Insomnia, somebody turn out the lights
    (I keep waking up) insomnia, insomnia, insomnia
    Insomnia I, I, I
    Insomnia I can't sleep, I can't sleep
    Insomnia I, insomina
    I can't sleep,I can't sleep,I can't sleep Writer/s: DAVE MUSTAINE
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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Comments: 6

  • Vic from EverywhereI always like Risk album but its certainly a bit inconsistent in musical style. This song sounds like industrial stuff such as NIN and Marilyn Manson, then most of the other songs sounds like Bon Jovi's . Just listen to Wanderlust, it sounds totally like Wanted dead or alive and Blaze of glory... and then you have your typical Megadeth dark and heavy riff & lyrics like Prince of darkness.
  • Lisa from Vandergrift, PaIt may sound a little different, but it still sounds good! It takes guts to stray a little and try something new. Mustaine made it work!
  • Devon from Westerville, Ohthe whole risk album is terrible. I like Megadeth but I don't know what they were thinking on that album. I heard that Mustaine was ashamed of the risk album. I don't blame him.
  • Snake from Custer , SdMegadeth, get it right
  • Mia from Wellston, MiIn the book " running out of time" summary: a girl living in the 1840s finds out she is autuaclly living in the 1990s sees a guy wearing a megadeath shirt...just a peice of info...its a great book..!
  • Moco from Caracas, South AmericaThat guy really rocks!
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